Microsoft Introduces ChatGPT Technology to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Joshua Ramos
Source: Forbes

Microsoft has announced the integration of ChatGPT generative AI technology into its various Microsoft 365 products. Specifically, the program called Copilot will be made available in business applications such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

The news follows OpenAI’s announcement o the GPT-4 language model, an upgrade on the current ChatGPT iteration. Moreover, Microsoft has already integrated the newer program into its highly publicized Bing Chatbot.

Source: OpenAI

Microsoft 365 Gets ChatGPT Copilot

Since its arrival in the concluding months of last year, ChatGPT has seemingly dominated discourse in the tech world. Concerns, excitement, and the potential of artificial intelligence followed. This is due to the industry is seeking ways to integrate this immensely popular technological advancement.

Now, Microsoft has continued its own integration, by introducing ChatGPT technology into its Office365 products. Specifically, CNBC reported that a new generative AI program named Copilot would be available on a host of business applications. Including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Source: Financial Express

Copilot is built on a large language model, which is the foundational technology behind a lot of the AI systems that have erupted in popularity. As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has marked the introduction of the “next major step,” in the company’s integration of the tech.

“Today marks the next major step in the evolution of how we interact with computing, which will fundamentally change the way we work and unlock a new wave of productivity growth,” Nadella stated. “With our new Copilot for work, we’re giving people more agency and making technology more accessible through the most universal interface- natural language.”

Conversely, Microsoft is sure to note that Copilot is more than just “OpenAi’s ChatGPT embedded into Microsoft 365.” Additionally, stating that Copilot will have greater functionality. Specifically noting that the program in Word will be able to grant users “a first draft to edit and iterate on — saving hours of writing, sourcing, and editing time.”